Tom Burka

Friendly, Warm, Authority. Terrific Storyteller.

Voice Description

My voice is warm, approachable, authoritative and lush, rich and commanding -- honestly, I can also do a range from promos to friendly guy next door to the upbeat tough and rugged read; also over-the-top characters. I am also really great at storytelling.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Cockney, Standard Brit (RP), Brooklyn, Noo Yawk, Russian, French, Southern (Texas, Virginia, S. Carolina).

My Voice Experience

Over the past decade, I've done everything from feature-length documentary narration to voiceovers for clients like Great Adventure, Prince Machiabelli perfume and Major League Baseball -- national TV spots and national radio. Took a long hiatus to raise kids and then returned to the business because I love doing voiceover work more than anything else in the world. Most recently started recording audiobooks for Audible.

My Training

I have very heavy acting training and experience. Some highlights:

* Scene Study with Tony Greco.
* Method at the Lee Strasberg Instiute.
* Performed for several years running at the Edinborough Fringe Festival
* Improv with Amy Poehler and Ian Roberts at Upright Citizens Brigade.
Voiceover coaching and technique:
* Roger Becker, Andy Roth and Jeff Gurner.
Voice: Paul Valley.

Performed Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, and in a number of films.

My Studio Equipment

Rode NT-2A microphone, Focusrite ISA One preamp, Scarlet 8i6 interface, Pro Tools, Adobe Audition.

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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• Tom Burka was last active on Voice123 82 days ago